Through The Sad Wood Our Corpses Will Hang
At 20, Sheyda Porrouya’s life is almost over. Born in Iran on the day the mullahs declare the birth of the Islamic Republic, she witnesses the purging of all things Western and un-Islamic. Accused of killing her mother, Sheyda is sentenced to death. The narrative jumps back and forth from Sheyda’s childhood to life in one of Iran’s most notorious prisons.